AP News in Brief at 12:03 am EDT - The Telegraph

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association joined the Trump administration and top congressional Republicans Thursday in a swift and surprising embrace of a restriction on Americans' guns, though a narrow one: to regulate the "bump stock" ...

Thwarted in Congress, gun-control groups see hope in states - The Western Star

DES MOINES, Iowa — Brushed aside by the Republican-controlled Congress, gun control advocates have shifted much of their campaign for tighter firearms laws to the states — and they've chalked up some modest, unexpected successes. Republican ...

Has the NRA changed its position on gun control? - NZCity

America's most powerful gun lobby says devices enabling semi-automatic rifles to function like fully automatic weapons need tougher regulation. So, is this a sign it's softening its stance or a move designed to avoid further gun control? 6 October 2017.

NRA endorses restrictions on bump stocks, VA groups weigh in - WWBT NBC12 News

The National Rifle Association is endorsing tighter restrictions on bump stocks. Those are devices that allow a semi-automatic weapon to fire like an automatic one -- and the device that investigators say gunman Stephen Paddock had on 12 rifles in his ...

NRA, GOP & White House seeing eye-to-eye on 'bump stock' gun control regulation - Newsline

The National Rifle Association, along with the White House and some Republican lawmakers, are voicing support for taking action on “bump stocks.” The devices enable semi-automatic rifles to mimic automatic weapons, allowing more rapid fire. On Thursday ...

NRA calls for review on whether bump fire stocks should be subject to additional regulations - Quad City Times

The National Rifle Association announced Thursday that it supports a review of bump fire stocks to see if they are in accordance with federal law. The group's support comes following the mass shooting that took place in Las Vegas earlier in the week ...

After Vegas massacre, US gun lobby backs calls for new curbs - India.com

Washington, Oct 6 (AFP) US lawmakers bolstered efforts today to ban devices used by the Las Vegas shooter to make his guns fire faster, while the National Rifle Association unexpectedly urged federal officials to review the legality of such modifications.

'Bump stocks' get national, Boulder County scrutiny as details of Las Vegas massacre emerge - Longmont Times-Call

Bryson Turner, of Longmont, puts a newly purchased 44 Magnum into a case Thursday at Grandpa's Pawn & Gun in Longmont. Turner said he plans to use the gun as protection from bears while he is hunting. (Matthew Jonas / Staff Photographer). Boulder ...

NRA breaks silence by enlisting Fox News in its attempt to deceive America - Media Matters for America (blog)

The National Rifle Association is attempting a craven sleight of hand in the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Amid outrage that the gunman who killed 58 people and wounded more than 500 equipped his firearms with an accessory ...

Texas manufacturer of 'bump stocks' halts new sales - Houston Chronicle

AUSTIN - The Texas-based manufacturer of "bump stocks," the accessory used to provide a deadly boost to the gunfire in the Las Vegas massacre, temporarily has suspended its online sales due to overwhelming demand as calls to limit - or possibly ban ...

The Latest: Trump considering 'bump stock' ban - McClatchy Washington Bureau

President Donald Trump says his administration is considering whether "bump stock" devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to perform more like fully automatic weapons should be banned in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre. Trump says ahead of a ...

White House, NRA, Congress agree on regulating bump stocks - 6abc.com

White House, NRA, Congress agree on regulating bump stocks. Maggie Rulli reports during Action News at 5:30 p.m. on October 5, 2017. (WPVI). AP. By ERICA WERNER AP Congressional Correspondent. Thursday, October 05, 2017 09:03PM.

Hoosier legislators react after NRA calls for review of bump stocks - WTTV CBS4Indy

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - OCTOBER 5: A bump stock device (right), that fits on a semi-automatic rifle to increase the firing speed, making it similar to a fully automatic rifle, is shown next to a AK-47 semi-automatic rifle (left) at a gun store on October ...

US gun lobby agrees to target bump stocks after Las Vegas massacre - Financial Express

The US gun lobby voiced a readiness to restrict a rifle accessory that enabled a Las Vegas gunman to strafe a crowd with bursts of sustained heavy fire as if from an automatic weapon. By: Reuters | New Delhi | Published: October 6, 2017 6:29 AM. 0. Shares.

NRA calls for regulation of bump stock - Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Following the Las Vegas shooting, the National Rifle Association has called for devices like the bump stock, which allow semi-automatic rifles to fire at a similar rate to a fully automatic rifle, to be subject to additional regulations. The NRA made a ...

Why the NRA decision on bump stocks is a big deal - CBS News

The National Rifle Association's decision to call for increased regulation of "bump stocks," an attachment that allows legal semiautomatic rifles to mimic the firing rate of machine guns, is a big deal. "Despite the fact that the Obama administration ...

NRA Backs Regulation Of Bump Stocks, As Some Republicans Support A Ban - Jefferson Public Radio

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., seen at a Senate hearing earlier this year, said he has "no problem" banning bump stocks. J. Scott Applewhite / AP. Originally published on October 5, 2017 3:40 pm. Updated at 3:20 p.m. ET. The National Rifle Association says ...

What exactly are bump stocks, and why do they matter now? - Washington Post

In this occasional series, we will bring you up to speed on the biggest national security stories of the week. Bump stocks became a part of the national conversation this week after the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history. Stephen Paddock, a 64 ...

'Bump stocks' ban is likely –it's about time - Modesto Bee

It says a lot about the partisan gridlock in Washington that even after a man armed with more than a dozen rifles smashed a hotel window and rained bullets on hundreds of people attending a country music festival in Las Vegas, most Americans assumed ...

OnPolitics Today: The NRA, GOP now want gun control. Kind of. Sort of. Not really. - USA TODAY

When Stephen Paddock leaned down from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel room on Sunday and began spraying bullets at an unsuspecting crowd, a device called a "bump stock" helped him do it. It's not a gun. It's a gun attachment that basically converts ...